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Twenty-seven years. 56,000 leaders. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them. Email us if you have a story to share.

 

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Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
April 17, 2018
These alumni and global network leaders were named to the inaugural Obama Foundation Fellowship for their powerful work creating pathways of opportunity to improve our communities.
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
April 9, 2018
The unique connections between students and Teach For America corps members that endure to this day.
Students & Communities
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
April 6, 2018
Founded by Teach For America alumni, Gardeneers is aiming to give underserved Chicago students access to gardening experiences while teaching them about healthy eating and becoming active community members.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
March 30, 2018
Five alums in local government tell all about their cities (and one tiny town).
Students & Communities
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
March 22, 2018
An alumni-led nonprofit, the South Ward Children’s Alliance, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Promise Neighborhood $30 million grant.
Students & Communities
By Laura Zingg
March 19, 2018
Samantha Lurie (St. Louis ’08) launched the Show Me Costa Rica program to give her 9th graders an opportunity to see the world. Now in its sixth year, the program is spreading to other nearby St. Louis schools.
One Day
March 14, 2018
Apply to be part of a fellowship that prepares school leaders for the places that most need them.
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 14, 2018
This Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating organizations founded by TFA alumni that are working to encourage the next generation of girls.
Students & Communities
By Elisa Villanueva Beard
March 14, 2018
Since launching in 1993, AmeriCorps has been essential to Teach For America’s work to develop leaders for educational equity and excellence and help drive progress for students in communities across the country.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 12, 2018
Each year over 80,000 AmeriCorps volunteers gain exposure to opportunities that build stronger communities—and often lead them to choose lifelong careers with impact. Learn what you can do to protect funding for this program.
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 7, 2018
Five after-school sports programs for underserved youth and the Teach For America alumni behind them.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 6, 2018
Research shows TFA teachers are playing an essential role and making meaningful progress in communities around the country.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
March 6, 2018
The former science teacher still digs science, too. Just don’t ask him about Snapchat.
Education & Issues
By Eric Kwak
March 5, 2018
I'll live in fear of arrest if DACA ends. But I’m not a criminal. I am a pre-school teacher.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 2, 2018
Introducing TFA Connect BETA, our new online platform for alumni, corps members, and staff to connect with each other and with the opportunities, people, organizations, and causes they care about.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 1, 2018
Joining Teach For America offers you a lifetime of professional support and opportunities to build a meaningful career.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 20, 2018
Personalized support available for corps members and alumni seeking a career in organizing, policy, advocacy, and elected leadership with Leadership for Educational Equity.
One Day
By Mary Jo Madda
February 20, 2018
Alumni experts—teachers and pros working in tech—have a few things they’d like each other to know.
One Day
By Elisa Villanueva Beard
February 16, 2018
Implementing a growth strategy that meets community demand, makes the greatest impact with students, and supports collective leadership
One Day
By Faviola Leyva and Paula Ann Solis
February 14, 2018
A tale of love and scorekeeping.

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